P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:00:01       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— CHARLTON 3 SOUTHEND 1   Two strikes in three minutes from arl Leaburn — his first goals of the season — gave Charlton an unlikely victory. Southend missed three gilt edged first half chances before Graham Bessington put them ahead with a 32nd minute penalty after Julian Hails was trip—dd. David Whyte headed the hosts level on 50 then Leaburn pounced, nodding home on 83 and a cheeky back-heeled effort wrapped it up with four minutes left. ——————————————————————————————————1/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHEB p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:21:00       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— SHEFFIELD UTD 1 MIDDLESBRO 1   Sheffield United managed to hang on for a point against the leaders — despite being down to ten men for 50 minutes. United centre-back Paul Beesley was shown the red card for blocking 'keeper Alan Miller's clearance with his hands — his second bookable offence. Glynn Hodges headed past Miller to pwt the hosts in front on 68 but Bryan Robson's side were level within five minutes through sub Craig Hignett. ——————————————————————————————————2/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:31:30       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— WATFORD 2 PORTSMOUTH 0   Goals by Craig Ramage and on-loan Neil Shipperley gave Watford's biggest crowd of the season, 9,953, something to celebrate at Vicarage Road. On the hour Shipperley set up Andy Hessenthaler, whose cross was powerfully headed home by Ramage. A mix-up between Guy Butters and keeper Alan Knight let in Shipperley for the second five minutes from time. He turned and hooked the ball home. ——————————————————————————————————3/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:20:00       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— OLDHAM 4 WOLVES 1   Andy Ritchie's second hat-trick in three games sent Wolves crashing to a sixth defeat in eight matches. Oldham took the lead on three mildtes through Ritchie and he made it two with a far post header after 58. Robbie Dennison (59) got the visitors back in the game but Ritchie made sure of the points when he steered home Sean McCarthy's cross on 68. McCarthy notched his 12th of the season on 81. ——————————————————————————————————4/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:01:41       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— BURNLEY 1 PORT VALE 2 ABND 55   Scarborough referee Bill Burns brought proceedings to a halt in the 55th minute when conditions underfoot made the game farcical. All three goals were quality efforts in spite of the conditions. (fd McMinn gave the home side the lead after 6. But Martin Foyle (25) and Mark Burke (26) struck in a two-minute spell midway through the first half to pvt Port Vale in the driving seat. ——————————————————————————————————5/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:00:01       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— STOKE 0 SWINDON 0   Swindon recorded their first clean sheet in 23 matches to frustrate Stoke as driving winds swept across the Victoria Ground. Stoke created what little goal-mouth action there was as Martin Carruthers and Toddy Orlygsson both narrowly missed the target. The visitors' best chance came from a free kick on 58 which Shaun Taylor headed just over the bar. ——————————————————————————————————6/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:02:13       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— TRANMERE ROVERS 3 DERBY 1   Rovers enjoyed the luxury of a missed penalty as they gained their first win in four outings with Chris Malkin playing a starring role. Malkin volleyed home from a Pat Nevin cross in the 11th minute. After Nevin had a 61st minute penalty saved, Tommy Johnson (74) levelled for the Rams. Tranmere regained the lead through Malkin's head (81) and Kenny Irons (86) wrapped up the points for the home side ——————————————————————————————————7/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:03:30       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— SUNDERLAND 1 BOLTON 1   The home side hung on desperately for a point after defender Gary Bennett was sent off midway through the second half following a foul on Nicky Paatalainan. Sunderland took the lead in the 49th minute when Phil Gray's deep centre deceived 'keeper Keith Branningan and sailed into the net. But Bolton hit back immediately, David Lee crossed from the right for Paatalainan to score from close range. ——————————————————————————————————8/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHEB p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:20:00       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— NOTTS COUNTY 0 MILLWALL 1   Veteran striker Dave Mitchell secured Millwall's fifth successive win to push Notts County nearer to Division Two. Mitchell headed home a 47th minute cross from full-back Jason Van Blerk to maintain the Lions rise up the First Division table. It was no more than Mick McCarthy's side deserved after they dominated against a County side which have scored only one goal in their last six gclfs. ——————————————————————————————————9/12— Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:20:00       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— WEST BROM 1 BRISTOL CITY 0   Stuart Munro's bizarre own goal sentenced Bristol City to their sixth successive defeat against fellow strugglers West Brom. With nine minutes remaining Munro hit a back pass towards Keith Welch but the 'keeper completely missed his kick and the ball rolled into the net. The blunder helped Albion celebrate the opening of a £2.5m stand and made it 19 points from seven home matches. ——————————————————————————————————10/12 Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL 'FATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:20:13       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— READING 0 LUTON O   Managerless Reading struggled to come to terms with the visitors off-side trap in a disappointing match. Luton substitute John Hartson was put through on 63 minutes but 'keeper Shaka Hislop deftly sidefooted the ball to Dariusz Wdowczyk to clear the danger. The home side's best chance ccle from Stuart Lovell but his last minute effort hit the post and rolled wide to ensure the points were shared. ——————————————————————————————————11/12 Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra
P146 Teletext 146 Dec26 20:00:13       Endsleigh Division One —————  —— BARNSLEY 4 GRIMSBY 1   Striker Andy Payton broke a 14-match barren spell with a hat-trick which pushed Barnsley into third place and saw him pass the 100 career goal mark. His first goal took him to his century and he started on his second ton after Neil Woods had levelled for Grimsby. The former Hull and Celtic striker then completed his hat-trick with a neat header before striking partner Andy Liddell made the points safe. ——————————————————————————————————12/12 Sport index 131 Regional sport 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 Next Index Main Index Sport Extra